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PALAGI: Montana opinion: Smoking lounges should be widely accepted in state

We spent two years in court against the CCHD over our smoking shelters and prevailed on a summary judgment motion. We take the health and welfare of all our customers seriously. Providing safe, secure and sanitary accommodations for all patrons is import
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Jan 31, 2014 15:17
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[Montana, South Dakota] Big Tobacco Puts Profits Before Kids in Defeating Ballot Initiatives to Raise Cigarette Taxes

by spending nearly $24 million to defeat ballot initiatives to raise cigarette taxes in Montana and South Dakota. That’s an obscene amount in two states with a combined population of less than two million people. Altria and Reynolds like to claim that th
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:33
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[Montana, South Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Obscene Amounts Fighting State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Cigarette Taxes

The big tobacco companies talk a good game about wanting to reduce cigarette smoking, using slogans like “transforming tobacco” and “smoke-free future.” But they continue to do everything they can, and to spend obscene amounts of money, to make sure that
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2018 21:06
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[Montana] Tobacco companies use American Indian themes to sell their deadly products

Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program (MTUPP)... is joining forces with the American Cancer Society and the National American Indian Heritage Month for this year’s Great American Smokeout. This annual event challenges smokers to quit cigarettes for at le
Char-Koosta News
added Nov 12, 2017 01:55
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[Montana] 'There is always a fear of getting lung cancer when you smoke,' says former smoker

St. Vincent Healthcare recently received a $42,600 grant from the Whedon Cancer Detection Foundation. The money is used to help those who would otherwise be unable to pay for the screening. Without financial assistance, the cost of the lung cancer scree
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Sep 24, 2014 18:26
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[Montana] Great Falls casino smoking rooms involved in another lawsuit

Great Falls casino owners say the Montana Department of Justice's Gambling Control Division demanded they remove their gambling machines from the rooms, even after previously approving them. According to court documents, for the past two years the Gambli
KRTV (Great Falls, MT)
added Jan 19, 2014 00:15
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[Montana] Clean Indoor Air Act: Indian Center urges tobacco-free life

the Missoula Indian Center will be collaborating with the University of Montana American Indian Student Services to celebrate the CIAA and provide tobacco use prevention education. Please come visit our table at the University of Montana Native American A
The Missoulian
added Oct 3, 2013 12:38
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AHRENS: Montana Opinion: Smoke shacks harm workers

Given the facts, one has to wonder why a select few Great Falls casino owners want to continue to risk the lives of their workers -- and their customers -- by building smoking huts attached to their casinos. All who are in them, and anyone in adjoining r
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Sep 1, 2013 02:50
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[Montana, South Dakota] Two States Face Big Tobacco Tax Increases

On Nov. 6, Election Day, a question will appear on the Montana and South Dakota ballots asking voters to vote in favor of or against large cigarette and tobacco tax increases. Retailers with stores in either state should join the effort to defeat these ta
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:23
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[Montana] Bitterroot tobacco prevention chief proposes ecigarette ban

Ravalli County could join other counties like Missoula and Yellowstone Counties in banning ecigarettes from being used in enclosed public spaces. Ravalli County Tobacco Prevention specialist Lyndsay Stover wants to include ecigarettes in the Bitterroot'
NBC Montana (KECI, KTVM, KCFW)
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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